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  • S. Fla. man fighting extradition to Thailand in bizarre kidnap case

    S. Fla. man fighting extradition to Thailand in bizarre kidnap case
    Shawn Abraham Shaw is an international fugitive who hid out in South Florida after kidnapping a wealthy buinessman in Thailand and negotiating a $2 million ransom — at least according to Thai authorities and U.S. government officials who want him...
  • Iraqi woman involved in al-Qaida's 2005 Jordan attack named in Islamic State hostage crisis

    In the moments after her husband blew himself up in the ballroom of a Jordanian hotel as part of an al-Qaida plot, Sajida al-Rishawi fled the scene of chaos wearing her own explosive belt. Nearly a decade later, the 44-year-old woman is at the center...
  • Trial of brothers starts in Burr Oak Cemetery scandal

    Tensions ran high Wednesday in a Cook County courtroom as attorneys delivered their opening statements in the trial of two brothers accused of dismembering and moving bodies at historic Burr Oaks Cemetery in Alsip. Keith and Terrence Nicks sat quietly as...
  • Recording: Former federal scientist offers to build Venezuela a bomb targeting New York City

    A disgruntled, former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist promised to build 40 nuclear weapons for Venezuela in 10 years and design a bomb targeted for New York City in exchange for "money and power," according to secret FBI recordings released...
  • Appeals court restores parts of lawsuit in Coliseum corruption scandal

    Appeals court restores parts of lawsuit in Coliseum corruption scandal
    A California appellate court has reinstated key parts of a government lawsuit that seeks millions of dollars in damages from two rave concert promoters and their companies in connection with the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum corruption scandal. A three-...
  • Defense lawyer asks Guantanamo judge to expand the female-guard no-touch rule

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba A Marine defense lawyer asked a military judge Wednesday to expand his no-female-guard touching order beyond legal meetings to include an Iraqi captive's medical, Red Cross and recreation yard visits at the prison's...
  • Woman in Vanderbilt gang-rape speaks out to other sex assault victims: 'You are not alone'

    The gang-rape conviction of two former Vanderbilt University football players sends signals out in every direction. To the two young men, Tuesday's verdicts show that being drunk out of your mind doesn't excuse criminal behavior. Once doted on as...
  • Ex-Orland Park teacher the second in week to be charged with sex crime

    Ex-Orland Park teacher the second in week to be charged with sex crime
    An ex-gym teacher from an Orland Park-based grade school district was arrested this week and charged with having sex with a former student, a charge that comes just days after another ex-teacher from the same district was accused of having sex with two of...
  • Attorneys: Inmate to die Thursday for 1996 slaying mentally impaired, ineligible for execution

    Robert Ladd was paroled after serving about a third of his 40-year prison sentence for the fatal stabbing of a Dallas woman whose body was set ablaze in a fire that killed her two children. Four years later, a mentally impaired woman in East Texas was...
  • Lake judge to rule if prison killer is intellectually disabled

    Lake judge to rule if prison killer is intellectually disabled
    A 57-year-old man convicted of killing another prisoner at Lake Correctional Institution he thought stole cigarettes, shaving cream and a snack roll from his cell is in court again this week. Raul Roque was serving a life sentence for another murder...
  • Rekha Basu: Anti-death penalty jurors unfairly being left out of Boston bombing case

    A disturbing sort of discrimination has emerged during jury selection in the feds' case against accused Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Prospective jurors are being questioned by the judge on whether they could support a death...